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  • Dec 6- Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is selling 29 data centers to Equinix Inc for $3.6 billion, as the telecom giant focuses on its core business. The data centers being sold are located in 15 metro areas in the United States and Latin America, including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Bogota and Sao Paulo. Equinix was advised by Evercore, J.P....

  • Dec 6- Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, has agreed to sell 29 data centers to Equinix Inc for $3.6 billion. The data centers being sold are located in 15 metro areas, including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Bogota and Sao Paulo. The sale represents Verizon's efforts to streamline its business and follows the divestment last year of a chunk of its...

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he would name retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage...

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he would name retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage...

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he would name retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage...

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he would nominate retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a presidential rival-turned-supporter to serve as Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary. *Jon Huntsman, former Republican Utah governor and ambassador to China under President Barack Obama, ran for 2012 Republican presidential nomination in...

  • HOUSTON, Dec 5- The U.S. Army's denial of an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline, after permitting and legal obligations were followed, sets an uncertain precedent for new projects despite President-elect Donald Trump's promise to support energy infrastructure. While most of the 1,172- mile pipeline is complete, Energy Transfer Partners, the line's owner,...

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday he would name retired Marine Corps General James Mattis as defense secretary. Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as...

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday he would name retired Marine Corps General James Mattis as defense secretary. Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as...

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday he would name retired Marine Corps General James Mattis as defense secretary. Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as...

  • Dec 1- Discount retailer Dollar General Corp reported a surprise drop in quarterly comparable sales and tempered its full-year profit forecast, hit by lower grocery prices and reduced food stamp coverage in several U.S. states. The company's shares were down 7.3 percent at $71.67 in morning trading on Thursday. "It became apparent that our incremental actions...

  • The company's shares were down 7.6 percent at $71.48 in premarket trading on Thursday. Discount retailers have also been hit by changes in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called the food stamp program. States implementing SNAP changes this year include Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee, which have some of the highest...

  • By the end of 2016, as many as 22 states would have changed the criteria for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called the food stamp program- a move that is likely to result in about 1 million Americans losing benefits. States implementing SNAP changes this year include Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee, which have some of the highest...

  • Guns on display in a gun shop

    After Trump's win, minorities have been buying guns to protect themselves, afraid Trump's victory will incite more hate crimes, reports NBC.

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are running neck and neck in Georgia, however, due to the African-American vote, NBC News reports.

  • Voters stand near a voting sign before casting ballots during early voting at the Franklin County Board of Elections in Columbus, Ohio, October 28, 2016.

    More than 26 million voters have already cast early ballots, nearly double the amount of early votes at this time in the 2012, NBC reports.

  • Sen. Perdue: We're going to look at AT&T-TWX deal very carefully

    Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.), weighs in on the proposed mega-merger between AT&T and Time Warner.

  • Sen. Perdue: Georgia is not a battleground state

    Sen. David Perdue, (R-Ga.), discusses his support of Donald Trump in the traditionally red state.

  • The Peach State still in play: Rep. Stacey Abrams

    State Rep. Stacey Abrams, (D-Ga.), talks about leading the charge in Georgia to encourage minority voters to cast their ballot for Hillary Clinton.

  • Campus split: Trump vs. Clinton

    Madeline Brown, Hillary Clinton supporter, and Christian Zimm, Donald Trump supporter, provide a student's perspective on the election and explain why they are backing either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.